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Sir David K Mason

08 Apr 2022

The Faculty of Dental Surgery reports the death of Sir David K Mason, Dental Convenor of the College 1977-80.

It is with sadness that our College reports the recent death of a Fellow of our Faculty of Dental Surgery, Professor Sir David Mason. Sir David was the Dental Convenor at the College between 1977-80, a role we now know as Dean of the Faculty.

Sir David was a great figure in the dental profession and served as the Head of Oral Medicine & Pathology at Glasgow Dental School for 25 years. After leading our Faculty between 1977-80, Sir David was the President of the General Dental Council from 1989 to 1994. He was given a CBE in 1987 and then received a knighthood in 1992.

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